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Rattlesnake Ridge Elementary School’s Jensen Abel gets a close as possible to the microphone during the first round of the Marana Unified School District’s spelling bee last week at Mountain View High School.
Matthew Glasshoff correctly spells “stipple” after respelling “diagnosis,” which was incorrectly spelled by Tressah Moon during the final rounds of the Marana Unified School District’s spelling bee.
Family and district staff members sprinkled the Mountain View High School auditorium last week during the district’s spelling bee.
Jensen Abel, Melody Waters, Colette Hills, and Matthew Glasshoff wait and watch as Grace Essif spells her word during the Marana Unified School District’s spelling bee.
Tina Giallanza spells her word for the judges during the annual spelling bee last week.
Cassandra Brandriff takes a moment to think about her word while hearing its definition and origin.
The Amphitheater School District’s annual district-wide spelling bee was held at Wilson K-8 School last week.
The top five finisher’s of the Amphitheater School District’s spelling bee received trophies.
Mesa Verde’s Aidan Maccagnano thinks as he spells his word.
Prince Elementary School’s Damylette Sanchez takes a moment to think about her word during the district’s spelling bee last week.
Leiland butler, who attends La Cima, reacts once sitting back down after misspelling his word.
Mikaela Mattix listens as her word is read during the Amphitheater School District’s spelling bee last week.
Copper Creek Elementary School’s Conor Long was one of the top 36 spellers in the Amphitheater School District to compete to represent the district in the county spelling bee.
Antonio Villanueva hangs his head as he walks back to his seat after misspelling his word.
Coronado School’s Odessa Mix spells her word during the final rounds of the Amphitheater School District’s spelling bee last week. Prince Elementary School’s Cezsar Baldonado placed second.
Ashtyn Bollinger, who attends Wilson K-8 School, reacts after hearing that fellow classmate Colton Patch had to spell “dodecahedron.”
The republican candidates running for Legislative District 11 participated in a forum organized by the Citizens Clean Elections Commission at Pima Community College’s northwest campus. The candidates are Scott Bartle, Steve Smith, Mark Finchem, Jo Grant and Vince Leach.
The previous supervisor in District 1 was Ms. Ann Day, who was a “go along to get along” supervisor. It was stated that Mrs. Miller needs to get along with her “friends” on the board. Well,.....Ms. Day would on many occasions speak against a motion, then instead of voting no, Ms. Day would vote yes with her friends on the board. Her reward for that wonderful “friendly” behavior was, guess what? Yep, the worst roads in Pima County.
Summer is a busy time of year for everyone, and that includes all of us at the Golder Ranch Fire District. With school out, many children are home for the summer and it is important to know pool safety. The firefighters of the Golder Ranch Fire District IAFF Local 3832 have teamed up with the Oro Valley Aquatic Center and the Catalina Community Center Pool to offer free swimming lessons. There are a limited number of these opportunities available.
Photos courtesy of Adam Goldberg, NW Fire District
Rich Martinez, a Northwest Fire District captain and ignition officer, sets fire to a couple wood pallets for a training exercise at the district’s fire training facility in September.
Northwest Fire District’s fire fighter Joe Kati, left, paramedic Dan Schur, middle, and engineer Neil Cotelman patch a simulated broken valve at the Northwest Fire District’s training facility.